Boys Swimming: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Tops Summit, Wins Third Straight Sectional Championship

Seniors Brody Rash, Chris Bondarowicz, Eric Chang and Brian Kenny displace their hard-won hardware. Credits: Twitter @TheNation17
Chris Bondarowicz won the 200 IM vs. Summit in the Sectional finals on Thursday. Credits: File photo
Josh Cohen won the 500 Freestyle vs. Chatham on Wednesday. Credits: File photo
Nick Heath won the 100 Freestyle, anchored the winning 200 Medley Relay team, and swam the second leg of the 200 Freestyle Relay team, which also came in first. Credits: File photo
Alan Shao won the 100 Butterfly for Scotch Plains-Fanwood at the Sectional finals vs. Summit on Thursday. Credits: File photo

PERTH AMBOY, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood made it a "three-peat" on Thursday by defeating Summit, 91-79, to win the school's third straight Sectional (NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Public B) title at Raritan Bay YMCA in Perth Amboy on Thursday.

  • 200 Medley Relay: Chang-Bondarowicz-Shao-Heath, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 1:42.23
  • 200 Freestyle: Josh Cohen, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 1:45.23
  • 200 IM: Chris Bondarowicz, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 1:58.97
  • 50 Freestyle: Dylan Ingerman, Summit, 22.48
  • 100 Butterfly: Alan Shao, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 53.03
  • 100 Freestyle: Nick Heath, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 50.77
  • 500 Freestyle: Josh Cohen, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 4:45.29
  • 200 Freestyle Relay: Bondarowicz-Heath-Rash-Cohen, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 1:31.61
  • 100 Backstroke: Bryan Harvey, Summit, 59.51
  • 100 Breaststroke: Ben Campbell, Summit, 1:07.43
  • 400 Freestyle Relay: Ingerman-Fagan-Goldberg- Bligh, Summit, 3:25.19

The Raiders (14-2) built up enough of a lead to allow head coach Jess Hulnik to sub her starters in the final three races of the meet. The boys now advance to take on No. 10 West Windsor-Plainsboro South in the Public B semifinals Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Passaic County Technical Institute. 

The Scotch Plains-Fanwood girls swim on Friday afternoon against Chatham, which handed them a crushing defeat in the Sectional finals last year by winning the final race of the meet, the 400 Freestyle Relay, by just seven hundredths of a second. Earlier this season, the Raiders defeated the Cougars, 95.5 - 74.5 on Dec. 14. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP.

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